The health program used throughout the U.S. Department of Defense announced that it would make the change after questioning the effectiveness of the treatment.
Are you a provider in the TRICARE system? Don't forget that beginning June 1, the program will no longer pay for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as a treatment for low back pain. The changes are reflected in TRICARE's policy manual.
This March 6 story provides more details on TRICARE's stated reasons for the change.